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Tom Gourdie was one of the leading British calligraphers for many years. He wrote many books on lettering and calligraphy over the years, and this book has been a standard in the field for more than three decades. Tom Gourdie's Calligraphy for the Beginner will make you a Calligraphic Winner! You heard it here. I bought this book with hopes of learning how to create some simple calligraphic techniques to write love letters to my girlfriend. After a couple weeks of practicing I felt I was a master. Gourdie lists easy excercises that you can do to teach yourself the basics, then he gives you more ways to improve.
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Mastering Calligraphy (English). Author : Tom Gourdie. Publisher : Crown Publishing Group.
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Tom Gourdie MBE, DA, FSSI (18 May 1913 – 6 January 2005) was a prominent Scottish calligrapher, artist and teacher. He also was the author of several books, mainly on subject matter related to calligraphy. Gourdie was born in Cowdenbeath and attended Cowdenbeath High School. His father was a coal miner in Fife. In his teens Gourdie left school to work but returned and gained a scholarship to the Edinburgh College of Art, where he studied between 1932 and 1937.
Gourdie, Tom. Handwriting Made Easy: A Simple Modern Approach. Advanced Calligraphy Techniques: Ideas in Action. Step-by-step Calligraphy: A Complete Guide with Creative Projects. Gourdie, Tom. Calligraphic Styles. Pracical Calligraphy. The Calligrapher’s Project Book. The Calligrapher’s Companion.
Author: Gourdie, Tom. Publication Date:2003-05-31. ISBN-13:9780713667158. Number of Pages:60 Pages. Books Dimensions:273 x 191 x 5 mm. Format of ebooks: PDF(Acrobat Reader) or Word version doc Document. As an introduction to Calligraphy, the author, himself a past master of the art, supplies many different alphabets and shows how each may be applied by drawing, painting, carving or writing with a broad lettering pen. He also gives advice on materials that are most suitable.